Astrocytes phagocytose adult hippocampal synapses for circuit homeostasis

Astrocytes phagocytose adult hippocampal synapses for circuit homeostasis

Nature, Published online: 23 December 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-03060-3

In adult mice, astrocytes carry out phagocytosis of excitatory hippocampal synapses through MEGF10 to maintain synaptic and circuit homeostasis.
Source: Nature

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